'unbrella' by h concept works in reverse + stands freely
'unbrella' by h concept works in reverse + stands freely 'unbrella' by h concept works in reverse + stands freely
may 07, 2014

'unbrella' by h concept works in reverse + stands freely

‘unbrella’ by h concept works in reverse + stands freely




nothing like a rainy day to bring you down, but that doesn’t mean porting around your umbrella needs to be a burden. h-concept has designed the ‘unbrella’ which works in reverse, so that when it is closed it drains the water downwards so that you’re less likely to get yourself even wetter. in addition, this upside down configuration allows you to place your ‘unbrella’ anywhere without the need of a stand.

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the umbrella works in reverse as if it is being pushed into itself



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the upside down umbrella


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this reversed configuration allows the design to stand-alone without any additional support


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‘unbrella’ – h-concept reverses the traditional umbrella


visualization of how the ‘unbrella’ works
video courtesy of h concept




  • pure genius…………

    Gregory Gilmour says:
  • So a normal umbrella drains upwards?

    jlbklyn says:
  • No, a normal umbrella requires an umbrella stand.

    JoeNathan says:

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